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Other archive 2020-2021


Archive has 101 results

  • East Lindsey District Council (20 007 775)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 30-Mar-2021

    Summary: Mr X says the homes of a group of residents whom he represents have been damaged by works on land owned by the Council. I have discontinued investigation of this complaint because Mr X and the other residents have a legal remedy available against the Council.

  • Dorset Council (20 005 219)

    Statement Not upheld Other 29-Mar-2021

    Summary: Mr X complained the Council failed to fulfil its public health and safety duties after he reported a dangerous structure in a public area. The Council was not at fault.

  • London Borough of Hillingdon (20 011 915)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 25-Mar-2021

    Summary: Mr X complains about the Council's response to numerous complaints he has made about various issues. We will not investigate the complaint because the limited injustice caused to Mr X as a result of the claimed fault is insufficient to warrant an investigation.

  • Ashfield District Council (20 009 067)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 18-Mar-2021

    Summary: We will not investigate Mrs B's complaint about a fixed penalty notice she received from the Council for an alleged littering offence. This is because it is for the courts to decide if an offence has taken place. Also, an investigation solely into Mrs B's complaint about the conduct of an officer involved is not justified.

  • North Devon District Council (19 016 192)

    Statement Not upheld Other 17-Mar-2021

    Summary: Mr X complained the Council is failing to comply with its legal responsibilities regarding Radon gas in rented accommodation in its area. We have discontinued our investigate as there is no evidence of a personal injustice to Mr X.

  • West Devon Borough Council (20 006 119)

    Statement Not upheld Other 12-Mar-2021

    Summary: Mrs K complained the Council failed to use its statutory powers to bring a property next to her home into a reasonable standard of repair and occupation. The Council said it found no statutory nuisance and decided not to use is discretionary powers. We found no fault by the Council. It made a decision it was entitled to make. And so, we cannot criticise its decision.

  • Cornwall Council (20 009 121)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 09-Mar-2021

    Summary: Ms X complains about the Council's handling of matters relating to water quality testing at a rented property. We will not investigate the complaint because it is unlikely we can add to the investigation already carried out by the Council and an investigation is unlikely to lead to a different outcome.

  • London Borough of Richmond upon Thames (20 010 682)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 26-Feb-2021

    Summary: We will not investigate Mr C's complaint about damage to his car caused by a waste collection vehicle. This is because the matter of liability can only be determined by insurers or the courts.

  • London Borough of Sutton (20 010 471)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 24-Feb-2021

    Summary: We will not investigate this complaint about the way the Council responded after the complainant reported that some tea had made her son ill. This is because there is insufficient evidence of fault by the Council.

  • Dorset Council (20 000 010)

    Statement Not upheld Other 24-Feb-2021

    Summary: the complainant complained the Council failed to properly consider and use its enforcement powers to remedy failures by his employer to comply with Working Time Regulations and health and safety legislation. The Council says it investigated the issues raised and considered the enforcement powers it shares with other agencies before deciding not to issue enforcement proceedings. We found the Council acted without fault.